Drunks

(1997)

Overview

At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, searching for some solace in his old stomping grounds, bars and parks where he bought drugs, the meeting goes on, and we hear the stories of survivors and addicts - some, like Louis, who claim to have wandered in looking for choir practice, who don't call themselves alcoholic, and others, like Joseph, whose drinking almost caused the death of his child - as they talk about their lives at the meeting

  1. Peter Cohn

    Director

  2. Gary Lennon

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Lewis

    Richard Lewis

    Jim

  2. Amanda Plummer

    Amanda Plummer

    Shelley

  3. Spalding Gray

    Spalding Gray

    Louis

  4. Faye Dunaway

    Faye Dunaway

    Becky

  5. Parker Posey

    Parker Posey

    Debbie

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 14, 1997
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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